Birthdays at the Bay Area Discovery Museum have been voted Best Kid’s Party in Marin three years in a row. All birthdays offer plenty of party time in one of their private rooms, plus unlimited fun for your guests throughout the Museum. Go all out with a Birthday Bonanza in one of 11 themes, from Rock & Roll Dance Party to Jungle Animal Extravaganza, let the Museum help with a Birthday Blast, or just rent a room and bring all your own goodies. For more information, call the Birthday Party Coordinator at (415) 339-3972 or go online at www.BayKidsMuseum.org.
Bay Area Discovery Museum
East Fort Baker
557 McReynolds Road
Sausalito, CA 94965
Aquarium of the Bay at San Francisco's Pier 39 offers AquaTot birthday parties for children ages 2–5 and themed parties, including Shark Party, a Tropical Fish Party or a Tidepool Treasures Party, for children ages 6–12.
Parties can be held most Saturdays and Sundays from 11 am to 2 pm. Each party last for two hours and costs $500 for up to 35 children.
They do parties every Saturday and Sunday. Your HIGH ENERGY party will be packed full of ACTION and run 1hr. and 45 min. long for only $225. The $225 will be your deposit and covers the12 participants, including the birthday child. Each additional participant costs $15, payable at the end of the party. ( Note: We consider anyone who is able to move freely on his or her own as a participant, this is usually, but not limited to, children 1 1/2 yrs. of age.) The birthdays can be booked online at the website below. Location:
Cal Star Gymnastics
70 Digital Drive, Suite #3
Birthday parties at the Academy are held on Saturdays and Sundays, and availability is extremely limited. Reservations must be made at least two weeks in advance. Parties include 2-hour use of a private decorated room, light refreshments, cupcakes, juice and milk, dedicated staff, crafts and activities, a tour (including behind-the-scenes), a special gift from the Academy for the birthday child, and more.
Marin's only remaining bowling alley offers birthday parties after 11 am weekends and most times on weekdays. Reserve at least two weeks in advance. Food available on site at Marin Pizza Man. Call (415) 456-4661 Monday–Friday, 11 am–4 pm to reserve.
Country Club Bowl
88 Vivian Way
Crown & Crumpet Tea Salon in San Francisco's Ghirardelli Square offers a tea birthday party for children celebrating their 6th–12th birthday. Goodies include tea sandwiches, warm house-made scones, fruit tea, hot chocolate, or apple juice, and Fairy Cakes for dessert! Maximum 10 guests, 5 years old or older.
$35 per child; $21 for adults in attendance. Alice in Wonderland can also make an appearance for an additional charge.